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Youth Missions International is dedicated to improving your mission trip experience. We train groups and individuals to do mission differently while empowering young Christian leaders who love to share Jesus.

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Dates: July 15 - July 29, 2018*

Departure City: Chicago, IL (ORD). Your team will assemble at a church near your departure airport and debrief at that same site upon your return.

Age Requirements: Must be at least 15 by beginning of trip.

In the heart of Africa, Zambia boasts lush vegetation, abundant wildlife, and very friendly people. This English-speaking nation, once a colony of Britain, is a clash of progress and wilderness. A country very open to the spiritual, Zambia is full of opportunities to share the Gospel to a people willing to hear the Good News.

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Ministry Description:
While in Zambia your team will work alongside the Awana organization and their National Director Joseph Mbange. As you work with their ministry, you will be able to assist churches to reach children with the message of Jesus Christ. You will use tools such as testimonies, songs, Bible stories, skits, games, and face-painting to share the Good News.

Food and Lodging:
You will be staying in a local missionary's home, a mission guest house, or church. While you are there, food will be prepared for you by the local people. The meals will consist of food common to the region.

Airport & Transportation:
Mission Differently will arrange all of your transportation during your trip as it is included in the trip cost. Your team will fly into Lusaka International Airport, in Lusaka, Zambia.

Visa & Passport:
You will need to possess a passport that will be valid at least 6 months after the date you return home from the trip. A tourist visa is required. YMI will contact you regarding the procurement of your visa prior to your trip.

Please consult your doctor local travel clinic and the CDC (Center for Disease Control) website at for information on appropriate vaccinations for your country of destination.

*Dates listed are approximate and subject to change depending on airfare and the needs of the missionary.

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